Author Archives: biochembelle

Worlds within worlds of careers

Over the last couple of years, I’ve chatted with grad students and postdocs one-on-one about careers beyond the bench. Often conversations start with something like, “I’m interested in science policy.” or “I think I might like to do science communication.” They … Continue reading

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Changing Course, Part 9: Making meaning of deadlines

The last year and a half haven’t been very active for the blog, as my “free” time shifted to other things like editing an association newsletter. But I miss writing, taking some thoughts out of my head and putting them … Continue reading

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Where we might boldly go

Today marks the 50 years since Star Trek made its television debut. For some, Star Trek is just another show. But for some of us, that fictional universe broadened our horizons. My parents were just kids when Star Trek premiered. … Continue reading

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(Not) finding the time

Needless to say, blogging has taken a back seat in my world over the last year or so. Why is that? Well, it’s many things. First, it was adjusting to a new job outside in a new city. The relocation … Continue reading

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Methods and missions

What do I want to do?  It’s a question that we face time and again. At different times, it’s focused on different aspects of our lives and to different depths – from “What do I want to do for dinner?” … Continue reading

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